Category Archives: Full reviews

Book buzz: THE SINKING OF THE ANGIE PIPER by Chris Riley

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Sinking of the Angie Piper by Chris Riley. Publication date: June 2017 Category: literary suspense / man vs nature action Summary (from the publisher): Ed and his childhood friend Danny are gearing up in Kodiak, Alaska, preparing to join … Continue reading

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Book buzz: SPY ACROSS THE TABLE by Barry Lancet

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Spy Across the Table (Jim Brodie #4) by Barry Lancet. Publication date: June 2017 Category: international thriller Summary (from the publisher): Jim Brodie is an antiques dealer, Japan expert, and second-generation private investigator. When two theater friends are murdered … Continue reading

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Book review: CHEMISTRY a novel by Weike Wang

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Chemistry, a novel by Weike Wang (excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Tech rating (out of 5): Publication date: May 2017 Category: LabLit; women’s fiction Summary (from the publisher): Three years into her graduate studies at a demanding Boston … Continue reading

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Book review: SEVENTH SUN by Kent Lester

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Seventh Sun by Kent Lester (excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Tech rating (out of 5): Publication date: April 2017 Category: Science thriller Summary (from the publisher): A seemingly random murder alerts scientist Dan Clifford to a global conspiracy that … Continue reading

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Book review: SPECIMEN stories by Irina Kovalyova

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Specimen stories by Irina Kovalyova.   Publication date: March 2016 Category: Science-themed literary fiction / short stories Summary (from the publisher): Inspired by a wide range influences — including early-twentieth century Russian avant-gardists, British science fiction and dystopian novels, as … Continue reading

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Book review: SCRATCH on writing and making money

As many followers of ScienceThrillers.com know, I run a very small, boutique independent publishing company that specializes in stories with science (ScienceThrillers Media). I’m also very involved in my local Sacramento writers’ community. Therefore when I heard about Scratch: Writers, … Continue reading

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Must-read microbiome stories: I CONTAIN MULTITUDES book review

ScienceThrillers.com book review of I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong Publication date: August 2016 Category: Popular science Summary (from the publisher): A groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin—a “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that … Continue reading

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PACIFIC BURN Japan thriller now in paperback: win!

Author Barry Lancet knows Japan. As an expatriate American who is married to a Japanese woman and has lived and worked in Japan for decades, Lancet started writing thriller fiction with his award-winning debut Japantown using what he knows. This arresting … Continue reading

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